ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ANNALÉ

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ANNALÉ Finding a sultry Neo-Soul songstress who looks up to the likes of Erykah Badu and Lalah Hathaway is about as difficult as finding a palm tree in Los Angeles – they’re everywhere you look. But a Korean-American Neo-Soul songstress who’s classically trained and has already performed with R&B legends before her debut [...]

RED CARPET ROYALTY: TANYA HART

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RED CARPET ROYALTY: TANYA HART By Teryl Warren It’s time for the Academy Awards again, and when the biggest stars in Tinsel Town make their way down the red carpet, there’ll be another star already there – ready to greet them. Over the course of 4 decades, TV Host, Producer and On-Air Personality Tanya Hart [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DJOIR

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DJOIR When’s the last time you heard someone in the public eye talk about embracing their flaws? In this day and age of Photoshop and strategic lighting, most artists work very hard to present a carefully crafted image of perfection for public consumption. But pop artist Djoir  steps boldly into the spotlight – [...]

Charles Oakley & the Big 3

(L-R) Jeff Kwatinetz, Rashard Lewis, Allen Iverson, Ice Cube, Kenyon Martin, and Roger Mason Jr. attend a press conference announcing  the launch of the BIG3, a new, professional 3-on-3 basketball league, on January 11, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for BIG3)

BASKETBALL LEGEND CHARLES OAKLEY SIGNS ON WITH BIG3 The BIG3, the highly anticipated 3-on-3 professional basketball league, announced today New York Knicks legend and NBA All-Star Charles Oakley will serve as a player coach of the Killer 3s, the newly announced BIG3 team with superstar captain Chauncey Billups and co-captain Stephen Jackson in the league’s [...]

PRINCE PROTÉGÉE: TAMAR DAVIS

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COVER STORY: TAMAR DAVIS By Teryl Warren  For decades, Houston, Texas has been known for its NASA Space Center. But thanks to the powerhouse vocals of Beyoncé, gospel star Yolanda Adams and multi-talented entertainer Tamar Davis, it’s now known for cranking out some of the most influential women’s voices in recent memory. Long before she [...]

BOOK REVIEW

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BOOK REVIEW: EXPONENTIAL LIVING By Teryl Warren Each year, thousands of people spend thousands in an earnest and diligent pursuit of success.  Some will spend their thousands on college tuition.  Some will spend their thousands in sweat equity.  And most will spend their thousands away from the hobbies, interests and people they claim are their [...]

Grammy Spotlight: Travis Greene

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New Music from Travis Greene Fresh off of garnering an impressive 9 Stellar Awards nominations this week, 2-time GRAMMY®-nominated artist Travis Greene debuts the official video for his #1 hit song “Made A Way”.  Reflecting on recent turbulent times in the poignant video, Greene’s song delivers a hopeful worldview, uniting listeners in finding comfort and strength, holding on [...]

Black History Stamp

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2017 Black History stamp commemorates Mathieu Da Costa Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars. Admittedly little is known about Mathieu Da Costa. From the few records that remain, historians conclude he was a free man who earned a living as an [...]

Pre-Grammy Benefit

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Whole Planet Foundation® and partners host pre-GRAMMY® benefit and showcase at OHM Nightclub in Hollywood Produced by Clamorhouse and featuring performances by 6 leading acts Whole Planet Foundation, Clamorhouse and other valued partners will honor Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, co-founders of Alaffia, for alleviating poverty in Togo and around the globe.   The celebration will [...]

Kelly Rowland’s Heart

Kelly Rowland, Grammy award-winning recording artist and heart health advocate, teams up with Burlington Stores & WomenHeart to educate women about the importance of their heart health, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in women.

WomenHeart & Burlington Stores Team up with Kelly Rowland to #KnockOutHeartDisease in Women Burlington Hosts Free Heart Health Screenings Nationwide and Raises Funds to Support Education and Resources for Women Living with Heart Disease For the sixth consecutive year, Burlington Stores, the national off price retailer, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart [...]